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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, CT .
Written in English


  • Youth -- Sexual behavior.,
  • Family.,
  • Mate selection.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by George Kurian .
SeriesContributions in family studies -- no. 3 0147-1023
ContributionsKurian, George.
LC ClassificationsHQ"734"C93
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 462 p. ;
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19651271M
ISBN 100313206244
LC Control Number78013906

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